Academia’s Push for “Islamic Reform”

Beware the Muslim reformers coming out of Islamic studies university departments. Often these are very confused individuals, but they speak confidently about the moral imperative...

Don’t Be a Literalist About Human Rights!

"Who says a scholar, mufassir of the Quran like Tabari knows more about what the Quran means and understands more of it than anyone...

Religion is Not a Matter of Personal Opinion

When a person comes to us and says, 2+2=5, we don't say that there is no fact of the matter about arithmetic and it...

Enjoin Good, Forbid Evil? Don’t Be Stupid!

Apparently we have been grossly misunderstanding the Quran all this time. We've been reading it: "Enjoin good and forbid evil." In actuality, it means: "Enjoin good and...

Real Evidence for God

You may experience something internally that others cannot see. Just because you experienced internally does not make it any less real. Just because you...

The Brilliant Minds in Secular Islamic Studies

This is what counts as brilliant insight in the secular academic field of Islamic studies: There is no fact of the matter about what "Islam"...

Muslims Are Subjectivists About Everything Except ISIS

It is humorous when Muslim pundits, academics, reformers, and progressives who established their careers and their fame on the basis of claiming that Islam...

Stay in Your Lane (If You Disagree)

The only time people tell you to "stay in your lane" is when you disagree with them. If you agree with them, then it...

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